Gestalt was a group of elite scientific thinkers.
They developed a revolutionary implant that allowed them to share their thoughts with each other. The goal was to further scientific research but had the unintended consequence of creating Humbug. The group sent Humbug to investigate Atom to see if he was interested in joining their endeavor. Humbug instead tormented Atom and critically injured Gestalt member Anton Kraft. When Atom intervened, the remaining members decided to work with Atom and destroy Humbug's artificial bodies. The group dissolved shortly after.
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